Piece of wood from steamship "W.C. Redfield"

Object Number: 
1941.828
Date: 
ca.1865
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 11.4 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: "W.C. REDFIELD"
Description: 
Wood fragment with pencil inscription.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this fragment was a piece of the lignum vitae from the stern bearing.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group